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Minden ‘s Alvaro Sanabria Finishes 25th In Annual Boston Marathon

Minden High School Alumni Alvaro Sanabria-Diaz finished in 25th place at the Boston Marathon. His position as a runner for the Costa Rica National Team helped qualify him to run against more than 30,000 other elite runners at the well known event. “The Boston Athletic Association let me in as a su...

City Keeps Pit Bull Ordinance

Following a special meeting for the presentation of the Park and Rec Master Plan on April 18, the Minden City Council held their regular meeting with all members present. The decision to repeal Section 10-39, banning pit bull dogs, from the Municipal Code of Minden was back on the agenda. Mayor Ted ...

Cornerstone Purchases Wilcox Branch Of Iowa-Nebraska Bank

Mark Buckley, President of Iowa-Nebraska Bank and Kelly Holthus, Chairman of Cornerstone Bank announced today an agreement has been reached for Cornerstone Bank to purchase the Wilcox branch of Iowa-Nebraska State Bank in Wilcox, Nebraska.   The Wilcox branch of Iowa-Nebraska State Bank has deposit...

Construction Update For New High School

Through snow, rain, and heavy winds, construction of the new high school has remained on schedule. Sections of the building along 3rd Street include the Auditorium, Music Hall, Gymnasium, and locker rooms. The precast cement walls for those areas were erected through the blizzard, the steel framing ...

Miller & Associates Presents Six Phase Park & Rec Master Plan At Meeting

The Minden City Council held a special meeting April 18 to host a public presentation of the ten year Park and Recreation Master Plan. Brenda Jensen of Miller & Associates presented the plan to the council and public who gathered. The multi phase plan is the product of public surveys, meetings, and ...

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“Once Upon A Mattress”

The Minden High School Drama and Music Department will be performing ‘Once Upon a Mattress’ April 28-29 at the Minden Opera House. The musical comedy written by Mary Rodgers with lyrics by Marshall...

National Walk Out On Lunch Set For April 27

Krull Agency, along with Blue Cross and Blue Shield is encouraging all businesses, their employees and schools to make healthy lifestyle choices throughout the day. Staying active is one of the most important...

Leadercast Returns To Minden On May 6

Be the Gift Nebraska is hosting Leadercast at the Minden Opera House May 6 from 7:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Lunch is included in the $40 ticket. Leadercast Live is the largest one day leadership event in the...

Booster Club Banquet Is Sunday, April 24

The Minden Whippet Booster Club will hold their annual Spring Banquet on Sunday, April 24th at the Kearney County Fairgrounds. This year’s guest speaker will be University of Nebraska-Kearney Wrestling...

Board Of Education Sets 2016-17 Calendar, Extra Curricular Duties And Approves Resignations

The Minden Public Schools Board of Education met April 11 for their monthly meeting with all members present. The meeting focused on operations for next school year. The 2016-17 calendar was approved by...

MHS Graduate Represents Doane At Nationals

Chasek Awarded For Counseling Work At UNK

Porter Becomes Volunteer Supervisor For Phelps/Harlan County CASA

Despite Setbacks, Wells Pursues His Dream While Inspiring Others

Local Hero Honored

Week Of The Young Child Focuses On Early Learning

Supervisors Select Mowing Contractor

Farm Award, Good Neighbor Nominations Due May 2

City Discusses Pit Bulls And Noise

House Built By CCC Students To Be Sold At Auction


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Kuehn Leads Dawgs At Gothenburg Invite

The Minden Whippet varsity golf team traveled to Gothenburg on Thursday to try and tame Wild Horse Golf Course in a 14-team invitational. The Whippets placed tenth overall with a team score of 384. North...

Falcons Compete At Jim Mather Invite

Wilcox-Hildreth was part of the 12-team contingent that competed at the Jim Mather Arapahoe Invitational on April 20. The boys' team race was won by North Platte SP with 159.5 with the next two spots being...

Wildcats Boys First, Lady Cats Third At Overton

Seven high schools, among them Axtell, competed at the Overton Invitational on April 19. The Cat boys scored in all 16 events (no pole vault was contested) in claiming yet another team title. Axtell's...

Minden Boys Win Again At Centennial Invitational

The Minden Whippets boys and girls track and field teams traveled east to Utica to compete in the 2016 Centennial Invitational. The Whippet boys continued their dominance on the track winning another team...

Minden Reserves Host Invitational

The Minden Whippets hosted its own eight-team Minden JV Invitational on April 18 at the Minden Country Club in cold and wet conditions. The Whippets A team placed seventh overall with a team score of 548...

Whippet Golfers Travel To McCook

Minden Track Teams Shine At Don Bader Invitational

Whippet Golfers Place 10th At Lexington

Whippets, Wildcats Play In Triangular

Falcons Compete At Bertrand Invite

Axtell Boys Win Ravenna Invite

Minden Boys Finish Second, Lady Whippets Are Third

Whippets Host 9-10 Invite

Kuehn Leads Team At Kearney Invite

Wildcats, Whippets Play At Amherst Inv.